Happy Tuesday and a very happy book birthday to Stephanie Garber’s Once Upon a Broken Heart. I loved this spin-off from the Caraval series and hope you do too! Let’s check it out:
About the Book:
Title: Once upon a Broken Heart
Author: Stephanie Garber
Series: Once Upon a Broken Heart #1
Page Length: 416
Publication Date: Sept. 28, 2021
Publisher: Flatiron Books
Synopsis: A new series about love, curses, and the lengths that people will go to for happily ever after.
Evangeline Fox was raised in her beloved father’s curiosity shop, where she grew up on legends about immortals, like the tragic Prince of Hearts. She knows his powers are mythic, his kiss is worth dying for, and that bargains with him rarely end well.
But when Evangeline learns that the love of her life is about to marry another, she becomes desperate enough to offer the Prince of Hearts whatever he wants in exchange for his help to stop the wedding. The prince only asks for three kisses. But after Evangeline’s first promised kiss, she learns that the Prince of Hearts wants far more from her than she’s pledged. And he has plans for Evangeline that will either end in the greatest happily ever after, or the most exquisite tragedy…
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All stories are made of both truths and lies, she used to say. What matters is the way that we believe in them.
For finding dreams that don’t exist yet.
Heroes don’t get happy endings. They give them to other people.
I believe there are far more possibilities than happily ever after or tragedy. Every story has the potential for infinite endings.
Perhaps that was the true magic of Nocte Neverending – not the music or the magical-looking drinks, but the incredible hope that everyone found. There was something fantastically bewitching about the idea that a person’s destiny could change in one single night.
She knew there were downsides to feeling deeply; it could get in the way of logic and reason. But shutting off emotions was just as treacherous.